Malawi Police reluctant to engage Scotland Yard on unsolved murder of Njauju: MP Makowa writes Speaker

Malawi Police are reluctant to invite Scotland Yard to come and solve the brutal murder of former Anti Corruption Bureau(ACB) director of corporate affairs Issa Njauju , saying they are capable of probing the murder despite  two years they have failed to find those who murdered him.

Makowa Mwale: Follows up on Parliamentary motion to engage Scotland Yard, saying nothing is happening

Nkhotakota South East Member of Parliament, Everson Makowa Mwale,  who moved a motion in Parliament that United Kingdom’s Scotland Yard should be invited to assist in the investigations, after Police claimed they were having difficulties to find the murderers as they said the killers  must have been sophisticated in their evil action.

Makowa Mwale has since written Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya seeking answers on why nothing is being done on the motion.

But the Speaker has told the lawmaker, rightly, that it becomes difficult to compel the Executive to act on parliamentary motions passed in parliament because they are not legally binding.

According to the Speaker, only a Bill binds government to implement what is contained in there.

However,  National Police spokesperson, James Kadadzera, said they are still investigating the issue.

“We are still working on it. It is a complex issue. Evidence was not at one place. We have to interview a number of people. This is what is delaying the exercise. But for sure the investigations will be concluded,” Kadadzera said.

He added: “We have shown that we can conclude investigations. We have been able to arrest suspects in a number of cases. For example, we have been able to arrest a suspect in the murder of [Evangelist Shadreck] Wame.”

Njauju was killed in July 2015 and his body was found half-buried behind the presidential villas in Lilongwe, while his official vehicle was found burnt at Mtsiliza, a slum which is a few kilometres west of Bingu National Stadium.

Three people have so far been arrested in connection with the murder but the police have been continuously saying they are still investigating the issue.

One of the suspects, a police officer, Titus Thombozi. Another is  Frank John who was arrested after being found in possession of Njauju’s mobile phone,.

Another police officer was also arrested after he allegedly claimed he knew Njauju’s killers,.

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Nganiza Muthulika
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Its nonses. This case will not be solved just like Chosowa case because it is connected to government. How do they solve other murder cases like a goat thief? They solved a case of which a man was killed a person man years before. This is a case which is done but someone very highly in DDP. Njauju was working on corruption to expose This or those people to stop him they had to kill him by sending some people to hijack him on his way to mosque on Ramadan. Then bury his body and burn The vehicle to thinking… Read more »
jigsaw
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Malawi should just wait a little longer when the DPP will be out of power if they want to know the truth about the death of innocent Issa Njaunju. The continued dilly dallying by DPP government to probe and conclude the case confirms what most quarters think that the regime might have a hand in the death of this noble employee.

Nganiza Muthulika
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Its Malawians Who have to vote and take DDP out. There is a big risk they can rig since they are sitting government. It will be too bad to the people to have This government.

Mika Kumbire
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Ndalama zake zichoka kuti zoyitanira Scotland Yard. Does it make sense bringing foreign investigators and pay them a lot of pounds and dollars when teachers, the army, and the police themselves are being paid peanuts or not even paid at all. The Police and the Army do not have decent housing and yet we are busy trying to bring Scotland Yard and foreign forensic auditors to investigate our issues. As Malawians we need to prioritise our resources. MPs are raising their salaries and benefits, they give each other soft loans which they don’t pay back in the end. They create… Read more »
Becks
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Kumbire you seem to know something about this death? Is the money to come from your pocket? Do you know how we as relations we feel? Satanic

Nganiza Muthulika
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Do they care About police, teachers, military NO my dear. Its sad or foolishness of US That military dont do like other countries. Instead giving there important people they keep travelling in order to give each other allawances. Imagine during Kamuzu did they steal like they have done from 1994? Did we fight for steal or demoxractic? We can not practise democracy fear of been killed. The worst Its the old michona Who run away because of Kamuzu Who are back at the old age to steal. Are we stupid to allow US rule US? What is good in them?… Read more »
Nganiza Muthulika
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U mean prioty of an innocent man is not worth. Do u know How much u Malawians are loosing in corruption? If This case in solved it will give warning to all coming government That they can not kill to protect themselves when they are stealing money from people. About the money u are talking they are many orgsnisation and good wishes Who are ready to contribute. Many in Malawians want the answer. People should not die doing The job. If we let This go. It will continue.

ANALYST
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This is not the kind of investigation you call professional! Just take a look at “The FBI Files” on Youtube and see how serious our colleagues are in such things – we are just wasting time! Catching some with a phone of the deceased would have already led the FBI to the killers – these gadgets nowdays are the best leads! Shame on Malawi Police! Shame on Kadadzera

Nganiza Muthulika
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Telephone man found it or he was One of them. Why the body was found burried near president vilas and the ca near stadium? Someone Who can drive drove the car to stadium after burrying Njauju. The police are not working with This case. They are afraid. Lets wait 2029. New government May be can take up This case. God the family esoecially children must Wonder. A Malawi u say your are Christian How can u accept This. U complained Kamuzu Banda was evil What is going Now in democratic Malawi which u fought for? People Who are ruling u… Read more »
chaponda mchimanga
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This police service should be overhauled and be replaced by former Malawi young pioneers.

Nganiza Muthulika
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I agree with u. They are useless. Or they are afraid or sent abroad to South Africa to learn to investgate murder cases. Why do we have police Who can not solve a case like This. U know the police chief is from Ahlomwe. How do u expect to solve the case of Njauju and Chosowa?

Nyasimmaso
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Thats is what happens when government top brass knows something, until when shall we wait for police to act to officials of the government of the day. THEY HAVE NEVER ARRESTED ANY MEMBER INCLUDING THE CHIMANGA GUY WHO WAS HANDED OVER BY ACB. iwo koma kuima mmiseu ndi kuzunza Amalawi basi

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